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15 hrs ago | KIMT

Theft ring busted in Iowa and Minnesota

A burglary in north Iowa has led to charges against three Minnesota men in what authorities are calling a multi-county theft ring.

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Related Topix: Brownsdale, MN, Rochester, MN

20 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin

Authorities: Multitude of Stolen Tools Found in Brownsdale

The victim of that burglary had set up a "trail cam" to monitor his property, and the camera showed a suspect vehicle and its license plate.

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Related Topix: Brownsdale, MN

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

Relay for Life Participants Get Special Gift from Austin Jeweler

ABC 6 is a proud sponsor of Mower County Relay for Life, but there's a lot of other businesses and people who help make it successful.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Marshall Independent

Other views

Mower County officials and the state of Minnesota are both right for taking steps to make voting easier for the public in an effort to boost voter turnout, and it's time to discuss more changes.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Grand Meadow, MN, Rose Creek, MN, Taopi, MN, Sargeant, MN

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Washington Times

Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

Mower County officials and the state of Minnesota are both right for taking steps to make voting easier for the public in an effort to boost voter turnout, and it's time to discuss more changes.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Grand Meadow, MN, Rose Creek, MN, Taopi, MN, Sargeant, MN, Opinion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KIMT

Leaders seek community input on visitors center

The Austin Visitors Center committee met with representatives from the city of Austin, Mower County, local non-profits and the public on Thursday.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

Local Jails Denying Federal Immigration Hold Requests

It's been a long-time practice of Immigration and Customs Enforcement: "ICE will say please hold this individual until we determine if we're going to deport the person," said Mower County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Mark May. But more and more these days, local law enforcement agencies are saying we can no longer be a part of it.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

KIMT

Fatal crash near Austin

It happened early Saturday morning on Highway 218 north of Austin. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the vehicle left the road and rolled, killing one person.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Electric Energy Online

RES Americas Announces Notice to Proceed for the Pleasant Valley Wind ...

Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. , a leader in the development and construction of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in North America, is pleased to announce it has received notice to proceed for construction of the Pleasant Valley Wind Project in Mower and Dodge Counties in southeast Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Wind Power

Tue Jul 01, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

Violent Crime in Minnesota Increasing, Report Shows

Violent crime is on the rise in Minnesota and law enforcement officials are now battling a growing trend that could be behind it.

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Related Topix: Olmsted County, MN, Freeborn County, MN, Drugs

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